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Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Fog Light Relay
Common signs include a clicking sound from the relay and the fog lights either not turning on or not switching off.
5 Essential Things to Know About the Fog Lights in Your Car
Many of the vehicles on the road today are equipped with fog lights, although they rarely get much use from drivers. When Should You Use Your Fog Lights? Most of the time, you...
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Fog Light Switch
Common signs include fog lights that are dim, flickering, or not turning on at all, and a blown fog light fuse.
How to Use Car Headlights
Headlights are not only an important safety component on your vehicle, but also a feature that...
How to Replace a Fog Light Relay
Fog lights assist the driver's visibility when driving in dense fog. Clicking sounds and malfunctioning lights are signs of a bad fog light relay.
How to Replace a Fog Light Switch on Most Cars
A fog light switch goes bad when the lights do not come or are dim or flickering. A blown fuse may also cause the fog light switch to fail.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Fog/Driving Light Bulb
If your fog lights are dim, flickering, or not turning on, it may be time to replace the fog light bulbs.
How to Drive in Fog Safely
Driving in fog is one of the most dangerous situations in which drivers can find themselves, because fog greatly interferes with visibility. When possible, drivers...
What Do Fog Indicator Warning Lights Mean?
Fog lights are exterior lights designed to help you see while you're driving in fog, both in the front and rear of your car.
How to Replace a Fog/Driving Light Bulb on Most Cars
Fog lights have a failing bulb whenever the lights are dim or flickering and when the lights go out altogether.
When Should I Use Fog Lights?
Most cars used to come with only high and low beam headlights. That was about it. Fog lights were introduced in an effort to make highway travel during foggy conditions safer. Many newer vehicles...
How to Buy a Good Quality Fog/Driving Light Bulb
Driving lights and fog lights do not really need a great deal of explanation until you start digging into the different options that are available for your car. They light up the front...
How to Buy Good Quality Fog Lights
Fog lights, or fog lamps, are found on the front of vehicles and they help drivers navigate during inclement weather; specifically foggy, rainy or snowy weather where the color of the sky is...

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Q: How do you operate the fog lights?
If your Fusion is equipped with fog lights, they can provide you with dramatically better visibility when driving in misty or foggy conditions. Of course, you’ll have to know how to turn them on and off to actually enjoy those...
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Q: How do I turn on the fog lights?
If your car is equipped with fog lights, you can use them to provide better visibility when driving in foggy, misty and rainy conditions. These are secondary lights that are tied to your primary headlight system, but aren’t technically part...
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Q: How do you operate the fog lights?
If your car is equipped with fog lights, they can provide better illumination of the road when you drive in misty or foggy conditions. Here’s what you need to know about operating them: Turn the ignition on. Turn the...
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How do you replace a fog light bulb?
If your car is equipped with fog lights (not all Civics have these), they provide you with enhanced visibility when driving in foggy or misty conditions. However, like all other bulbs on your car, they’ll eventually burn out and need...
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Fog lights staying on after jumpstart.
The fog lights are turned on and off at the switch and the body control module controls when they come on or go off. This is not common but you may have a short in the system that is keeping...
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Brights and fog lights stopped working.
The fog lights would only work with the low beams. The high beams would be on with the indicator. The system may have a defective light switch causing the issue if you cannot switch to low beams by pulling the...
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Condensation inside left headlight
Hi there. Headlamp assemblies have a vent so they can breathe with temperature change. They can let in moisture at times. It should clear up after several days of use. If it doesn’t, the housing has a leak and it...
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Headlights and fog lights won't come on
Hey there. You've covered the basics it seems. This problem may be more than just replacing a part. A technician with access to the wiring diagram for the circuit will be able to check for power and ground along certain...
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Interior lights quit working
Hello. There may be a problem with the combination switch or a headlight switch. It is also possible that there is some damage to the wiring of the dashboard, interior lights, and fog lights. I suggest that you have an...
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Driving lights not working
You may have a pair of blown out headlights. I have seen this a lot with Hyundais for some reason. There is a possibility that there may be another electrical problem as well. I would ask for help from one...
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My fog lights aren't working.
The fog lights are controlled through the smart junction box in the right kick panel. The switch signals the box to ground the fog light relay in the engine compartment fuse relay box. The number 58 fuse powers the relay...
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Is it legal to have a clear yellow sticker over a headlight or fog light?
Headlight covers are legal, as long as the amount of light that gets through meets state requirements. Each state has its own requirements, so you will need to contact your state police or highway patrol to know for sure. Local...
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Windshield wipers turn on when I turn on fog lamps.
Hi there. Check the wires to the fog lights and the wiper system. There is a short to from the fog lights to the wiper system. Try turning on the wipers only and see if the fog lights come on....
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I don't know how to turn on my fog lights.
The fog light switch is on the left turn signal lever close to steering column the lever rotates to turn on the fog lights.
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One headlight working - changed the bulb and it didnt work
Hello, thank you for writing in. Several issues will cause faults with the bulbs. If the dim fog light and broken headlight are on the same side, this is a good indicator that there is an electrical wiring issue. Essentially,...
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Dash lights along with fog lights and ceiling lights don't work
Hello, thank you for writing in. It is impossible to tell what kind of repair bills you are looking at without knowing what is actually wrong. Diagnostics are going to start with checking the fuses, and finding out what those...
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I changed the lightbulbs on my cars headlights but the driver side headlight won't turn on...
Hello. Ironically, I happen to have a 2000 CLK 430 as well and I experienced an almost identical scenario as you did. I had a fog light out on my vehicle, thinking it was a bulb I went ahead and...
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05 ford explorer xlt drivers side fog light what size bolts do I use to replace it
They used two different sizes and they will be 8 mm or 10 mm. The most common is 8 mm.
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I changed my foglights to led's and when I tried to start the car it did not start all kind of photo showing up and my I drive scr
Hello, thank you for writing in. The first thing to check is the installation. Make sure the power supply was hooked up correctly, as LEDs are polarized and must be wired perfectly. Secondly, you want to make sure the wires...
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2016 jeep compass fog lights dont come it shows on dash that they are but the lights are not
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are a few things you can do to track down the issue. Start with checking the fuse. It should be located in the main fuse box under the hood, and the diagram on...

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